Neil Armstrong and aspirations

Now this excellent post is well worth a read (and it’s not just about the passing of Neil Armstrong).

It’s also sad that as nations become more comfortable, our ability to collectively aspire becomes lessened. Kids are now growing up, not dreaming of ‘doing’ for the betterment of mankind, but to be celebrities and to accumulate ‘stuff’.

Hat-tip to Susan Bulloch.


  1. Spot on.

    Getting the latest iphone is the greater good now. ;-)Wouter Vernaillen#

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